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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Hawkins, Thomas (1810–1889), palaeontological collector

M. A. Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology. 1193 words.

Hawkins, Thomas (1810–1889), palaeontological collector, was born on 25 July 1810 near Glastonbury, the son of John Hawkins (d. 1830), farmer and cattle dealer, and his wife, Edith (d....

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